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Address: Fort Zoutman | Historical Muaseum, Oranjestad, Aruba
Phone Number: +297 582 2185
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We didn't go to this, but we should have.

Funny to write a review about something we did not attend. I would like to tell you why. There are a lot of things sold in flea markets and gift shops on the island but almost... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Boston, MA
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Boston, MA
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38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Funny to write a review about something we did not attend. I would like to tell you why. There are a lot of things sold in flea markets and gift shops on the island but almost nothing made by local craftspeople. The Festival show invites local crafts people to come and display and sell their works. Midweek, I went looking... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We expected something different, but had a good experience. The food was surprisingly good, and the entertainment was fun.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Went to the Bon Bini Festival on Aug. 11, and it was great. At nearly two hours long, we got to see dancing, singing, and poetry readings and sampled some local cuisine. Pastechi was fabulous. Not wild about the funchi. We even got some Papiamento lessons from the evening's host. At just $5, this is a great way to get... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This was a nice show which depicted highlights of the Aruban history and traditional dances. We were a little thrown off by the title. We thought it would be more like a festival than a show and were surprised there was a $5 charge. Even so, it was worth the money for sure. It also was a great way to... More 

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Freiburg
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Very nice Programm, good Food, interesting informations. We visited the Show on our first evening in town and it was beautyful, We cpuld get a lot of informations and Details about Aruba

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Oranjestad, Aruba
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

A very nice evening giving a good overview of the Aruban culture, also for locals. Our children had fun too! Excellent food.

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North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Wonderful local food,a variety of music, and a lesson in speaking Papiamento. If you are on the island on Tuesday evening you will be glad you went!

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Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

It was a fun evening, good homemade food, good variety show, interesting facts about the language, culture and customs. Not sure I would go again but worth seeing once.

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Denver, CO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Informative and fun way to absorb some history and culture. For $5 a person, it was very affordable and made me feel more connected to the island.

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Miami, Florida
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Must see! Learned about the culture, food, language, dance and music. The cost was only $5 to enter and worth every penny. Got the audience involved in the show as well which was rather humorous.

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